How To Create Windows Disk Partitions
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This online tutorial page is about how to create new partitions on hard disk with Windows 7. The page will give an easy description how to create a new partition.


Managing your disks and partitions can be done very easily by Windows Disk Management. You can find the program from Start menu -> Control Panel -> System and Security -> Create and format hard disk partitions or just type into your command prompt diskmgmt.msc and run it.

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The “Create and format hard disk partitions” link opens Disk Management program. Select a partition you would like to split by clicking on it. For example we are using in this example C-partition named “OS (C:)“. With a right-click on the partition and chose from menu “Shrink Volume…

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The Windows’ Disk Shrink dialog enter a value into box “Enter The Amount of Space To Shrink In MB” in megabytes that would be a size of the new partition. Press on Shrink button and a new partition will be created.

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P.S. You still would need to format the new partition but all of the necessary can be found in the same Disk Management window.

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